go (one's) (own) way

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go (one's) (own) way

To proceed, act, or do things in a direction or manner as one so chooses or desires, especially as is distinct, separate, or different from that of others. After meeting resistance with her partner about how the business should be run, she decided to go her way and open her own law firm. Tom doesn't have a huge amount of friends, but I've never worried about him; he just likes to go his own way in life, and that's fine by me.
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That wasn't difficult, given the conservatives' inclination this term to go their own ways, writing separate concurrences and dissents.
Talks between the two parties were almost on the brink of collapsing as the two parties prepared to go their own ways.
With the end of the Second World War in sight, the partners in the coalition could not wait to go their own ways.
Mac are set to go their own ways MUSIC legends Fleetwood Mac's new LP and upcoming tour will be their last.
London, Feb 3 (ANI): The 'White Stripes' have finally decided to go their own ways, it has emerged.
Sadly, they decided to go their own ways weeks after its release.
AGENTS Johnny McKeever and Oliver Gaisford-St Lawrence are set to go their own ways after ten years of trading as McKeever St Lawrence, writes Nancy Sexton.
They're at the fitness stage and the good thing about the tour was to integrate the staff as well as you probably wouldn't have got that at home as they all go their own ways after training and are not around one another.
They're at the fitness stage, and the good thing about the tour was to integrate the staff as well as you probably wouldn't have got that at home as they all go their own ways after training and are not around one another.
But a message on his official website states: "Andy just wants everyone to know that after six years together both himself and Michelle have decided to go their own ways.
He has recently visited Slovakia, Lithuania and Estonia but the old Czechoslovakia, with its Velvet Revolution in 1989 against Soviet domination, and its Velvet Divorce four years later, when the Czech Republic and Slovakia agreed to go their own ways in an amicable separation, has long had a special attraction for him.
Each year about 167,000 couples divorce in the UK and many more who are co-habiting go their own ways.
Therefore we do well to let people go their own ways rather than take the risk of imposing on them what might be mistaken moral concepts.
SHAKIRA 'NSYNC - GRADUATION DAY (Our heroes go their own ways.